Peace and tranquility are the key words during your stay in Aubrives. Like the Meuse which runs alongside the village, Aubrives seems imbued with serenity. But make no mistake, in addition to the tranquility of the place which invites you to daydream, this village will also surprise you with the richness of its cultural heritage. To organize your stay, theTourist office near Aubrives is your best ally.

A preserved architectural heritage

Between history and legends, the village of Aubrives transports you to discover its astonishing, well-preserved architectural heritage. The small Saint-Maurice church, built in 1642, has an ornamented ceiling dating from 1707. The house of the provosts, located rue des orfèvres, dates from 1585. Continue your visit in rue Constant Votion and don't miss the medallion representing a head sculpted in relief, inspired by Leonardo da Vinci's painting “The Horsemen of the Apocalypse”.

Aubrives: An exceptional natural space

For millennia, the Val d'Ardennes has been covered with immense, mysterious and magical forests. Located in the heart of this preserved natural space, Aubrives is a great place to recharge your batteries and recharge your batteries. L'Tourist office near Aubrives invites you to be surprised by the diversity of rare and protected plant species. During your walks in the forest, don't miss observing the emblematic animals of the region: the deer and the wild boar.

The Ardennes regional natural park

The Ardennes regional natural park brings together 91 municipalities and extends over 117 hectares. A nature destination, this territory presents a variety of landscapes to discover: steep cliffs at Pointe de Givet, wooded meanders of the Meuse and Semoy, peaty moors of the Rocroi plateau and small bocage valleys of Thiérache. 

La meuse

Let yourself be guided by the peaceful rhythm of the Meuse, where the wooded slopes of the French Ardennes rise. This journey along the water transports you to the medieval towns and villages of the region. The meanders and legends will seduce visitors, in complete peace and quiet. It’s certain, the Meuse will soon no longer have any secrets for you! 

Aubrives, artists’ village

During your stay in Aubrives, dare to open the door to the artists' workshops scattered throughout the village. Among the most famous, Georges-Armand Favaudon holds an exceptional place in the hearts of the people of Aubrivois. French painter and sculptor, he exhibited with the greatest, including Pablo Picasso and Alfred Manessier, while being station manager at Aubrives. He established his workshop there and the town owes him in particular the Virgins of the banks of the Meuse. These are ten large standing stones representing Celtic women, along the towpath. It was also Favaudon who created the stained glass windows for the Saint-Maurice church. 

Sports, leisure and relaxation in Aubrives

The Val d'Ardennes offers a complete range of activities and leisure activities to share with family or friends. Sporty or relaxing, take advantage of your stay in Aubrives to fill up on emotions and sensations. Plan all your activities with theTourist office near Aubrives (Rue du Château in Vireux-Wallerand). Brochures and tourist guides on Aubrives available at reception. 

Hiking, trail

With nearly 300 kilometers of marked hiking trails, the Ardennes are ideal for hiking and trail running enthusiasts. Here are some hikes and walks around Aubrives: 

  • The Bard Trail to discover the monumental sculptures of Georges-Armand Favaudon.
  • A walk along the path to a place called “La Fontaine” to discover the little heritage of Aubrives with the wash house of yesteryear.

Nautical activities

Canoe trips, electric boat tours with Captain d'Ô Douce, cruises aboard the Bateaux Charlemagne... Water activities on the Meuse allow you to discover the region in a fun and original way.

Cycling on the Trans-Ardennes Greenway

The Trans-Ardennes Greenway is a Eurovélo 19 circuit. 130 kilometers long, it is built on the old towpath, along the Meuse. This route is accessible to everyone, by bike, on a rosalie, on rollerblades or on horseback. Facilities and stops for cycle tourists have been set up all along the Voie verte. 

For more information on leisure and tourist activities in Val d'Ardennes, contactTourist office near Aubrives (Rue du Château in Vireux-Wallerand).

Where to eat and drink in Aubrives

Here is a selection of the best restaurants and bars in Aubrives and its surroundings:

  • L’Amérivière bar brasserie: French and regional cuisine – 2 seats. Louis Debette – €20-30 per person. 
  • La Causerie des Lilas: traditional Ardennes cuisine – 30 rue Roger Renard in Hierges – €20-30 per person.
  • Auberge de la Voûte: traditional and tasty cuisine – Lieu known as the 3 fountains in Chooz – €30-40 per person.
  • La Brasserie: craft beers and escape games – Rue de la brasserie.


  • L’Amérivière hotel – 2 pl. Louis Debette – from €57 per night.
  • The Brasserie gîtes – Rue de la brasserie – from €60 per night.
  • Les Tilleuls tourist house – 48 rue du Général Sarrail – from €60 per night.

Find the complete list of accommodation atAubrives tourist office and check out our tourist guides on Aubrives and surrounding areas to find the best addresses.

How to get to Aubrives 

Our advice for getting to Aubrives: 

By car: Aubrives is accessible by car by road and motorway (A34 via Reims, E42 / E19 / E44 via Lille and E411 / E19 via Brussels).

By train: the Aubrives SNCF station is served by a TER Grand Est line. You can take a train from many towns in the region, including Charleville-Mézières, connected to Paris by TGV.

Soft mobility: the Trans-Ardennes Greenway (EuroVélo 19) crosses the town of Aubrives.

By plane: the closest airport is Charleroi Brussels-South in Belgium.

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